Dunnes Stores to overtake Tesco in Grocery league

Dunnes Stores are just .1% behind Tesco in the Supermarket league according to the latest figure from Kantar Worldwide panel. While Tesco remain in second place with a 24.2% market share, Dunnes Stores are seeing the merits of their recent growth figures. Sales in the Irish Fashion & Food Retailer have grown by 7% year-on-year, commanding a new market share of 24.1% and an astounding €3million increase in revenue per week, across the quarter.

SuperValu continue to dominate at the top with a market share of 25% and an increase in sales of 3.7%. Growth amongst the discounters continues to accelerate. Both Lidl and Aldi sit on par each with an 8.1% market share. The figures accounted for the 12 weeks up until February 28th and is the third successive period where growth has been above 3% for Irish Grocery.

Noteworthy Trends

  • Sales of Fresh Fish increased by 13%
  • Fruit sales increased by 11%
  • Nuts increased by 17% versus last year

http://www.kantarworldpanel.com/ie/Press-Releases/Irish-grocery-market-continues-rapid-growth-in-2016